Federal Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Trademark Cancellation Petition

Mealey's (August 7, 2015, 12:05 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Claims by a plaintiff that its petition for cancellation of the registered “The Affordable House” mark had merit because it presented “new issues” not already decided in prior cybersquatting litigation were rejected Aug. 6 by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Staub Design LLC v. John Carnivale, No. 15-1306, Fed. Cir.).

(Decision available. Document #16-150817-015Z.)

According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Jimmie V. Reyna, Evan J. Wallach and Todd M. Hughes, petitioner Staub Design LLC “has failed to identify any...
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